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No Rust: After Almost a Year Hiatus from the 200 Fly, Alex Walsh Breaks NCAA Record

Virginia senior Alex Walsh broke an NCAA Record in the 200 fly on Friday evening in Greensboro, in spite of not swimming the race in almost a year.

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What Carson Foster Teaches Us About Promise, Expectation, And The “Phelps Generation”

Foster was one of the most prolific age group swimmers in America when he was a teenager, but he’s struggled to reach the top during his senior career.

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Doha 2024, Day 7 North America Recap: Curzan Matches McKeown With 3-for-3 Backstroke Sweep

19-year-old American Claire Curzan is now the second woman to sweep the three backstroke events at LC Worlds, one edition after Aussie Kaylee Mckeown’s sweep.

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Doha 2024, Day 4 North America Recap: Klinker In Conversation For 200 Fly Spot For Paris

Rachel Klinker’s swim from today’s semifinal in the 200 butterfly would have been 3rd at US Summer Nationals, where she finished 9th.

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Doha 2024, Day 3 North America Recap: Curzan Claims First Individual World Title In 100 BK

After failing to qualify for the U.S. World Championship team in 2023, Curzan set a new personal best of 58.29 in the final en route to gold in the 100 back.

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Anteprime Mondiali Di Nuoto Doha 2024: I 100 Dorso Femminili

Immergiamoci nell’atmosfera dei Campionati Mondiali di Doha 2024 con le nostre consuete anteprime: I 100 metri dorso femminili

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2024 Worlds Previews: Aussie Youth On The Rise, But Curzan In Driver’s Seat In Women’s BK

After missing the 2023 World Championship team, Claire Curzan is the favorite in at least two, and maybe even all three, women’s backstroke events in Doha.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2024: Women’s #10-1

Ariarne Titmus, Mollie O’Callaghan and Summer McIntosh were three of the best female swimmers in 2023. Will any of them rank #1 in 2024?

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2024 Worlds Previews: Sjostrom Seeks Six-Peat in 50 Fly, Curzan Set for Battle With Pudar

Swedish star Sarah Sjostrom returns to Worlds in search of a six-peat in the 50 butterfly — a feat accomplished only by Katie Ledecky in the 800 freestyle.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2024: Women’s #40-31

Marrit Steenbergen has had a career resurgence over the last two years, and, flying under the radar, will vie for medals in multiple events in Paris and Doha.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 51% Pick 2:06 200 IM As Most Likely Women’s Barrier To Fall In 2024

Kaylee McKeown, Kate Douglass and Alex Walsh are all candidates for the first sub-2:06 in history in the 200 IM, as is Canadian star Summer McIntosh.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2024: Women’s #50-41

Cate Campbell has a very good chance of returning to the Olympic podium in the 50 free 16 years after she claimed bronze in Beijing.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2024: Women’s #80-71

Anastasia Gorbenko has incredibly versatility, but if she can narrow her focus towards the 200 IM, she could do some real damange in 2024.

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What Would The 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Look Like If It Was Named Today?

Katie Ledecky is the only swimmer currently in position to qualify for the 2024 U.S. Olympic team in four individual events.

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743 Swimmers Have Qualified For The 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials

Bella Sims and Katie Grimes are two of the swimmers who have qualified for the 2024 Olympic Trials in the most events, with Sims leading the way with 11.

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